Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

East Indian

American motor merchant



Photo courtesy of the Mariners Museum, Newport News VA

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the American motor merchant East Indian.

Aboard East Indian when hit on 3 Nov 1942

You can click on any of the names for possible additional information

NameAgeRankServed on
Axtell, Harold A., USNRLieutenant (junior grade) East Indian +
Bailey, Archibald J., Merchant MarineWaiter East Indian +
Davis, Vernon E., Merchant MarineAble Seaman East Indian +
Dennis, Andrew L., Merchant MarineOrdinary Seaman East Indian +
Doyle, Bert, Merchant MarineChief Engineer East Indian +
Duffy, Matthew G., Merchant MarineMessman East Indian +
Esner, Arthur, Merchant Marine43Radio Operator East Indian +
Fleming, Roy James, USNRSeaman Second Class East Indian +
Ford, William S., Merchant MarineOiler East Indian +
Forrest, Wilson T., Merchant MarineDeck Maintainer East Indian +
Frye, Kermit Clesthanees, USNRSeaman Second Class East Indian +
Gallwits, John F., Merchant MarineMessman East Indian +
Geiger, Walter, Merchant MarineMessman East Indian +
Gleason, George J., Merchant MarineWiper East Indian +
Gregory, John R., Merchant MarineOiler East Indian +
Halbach, Walter C., Merchant MarineThird Assistant Engineer East Indian +
Hassin, Max, Merchant MarineMessman East Indian +
Hawiley, Edward B., Merchant MarineElectrician East Indian +
Helsley, Henry H., Merchant MarineAble Seaman East Indian +
Hill, Eldoras Fancher, USNRSeaman Second Class East Indian +
Jacques, Raymond Zack, USNRSeaman First Class East Indian +
Jones, Paul Howard, USNRSeaman Second Class East Indian +
Keenan, Patrick, Merchant Marine36Third Mate East Indian
Kubey, Leo F., Merchant MarineCook East Indian +
Larson, Ernest, Merchant MarineFirst Assistant Engineer East Indian +
Lewis, Burruss Blondie, USNRSeaman Second Class East Indian +
Lippert, Louis J., Merchant MarineWiper East Indian +
Lloyd, George L., Merchant MarineCook East Indian +
Louderback, Norman D., Merchant MarineWiper East Indian +
MacLean, Murdoch Stanley, Merchant Marine57Steward East Indian
Marchant, Lemuel H., Merchant MarineSecond Mate East Indian +
McHugh, Archibald, Merchant MarinePurser East Indian +
Moore, Charles Joseph, USNRGunner's Mate Third Class East Indian +
O'Brien, Joseph P., Merchant MarineDeck Maintainer East Indian +
Oliphant, Hugh Boyer, USNRSeaman Second Class East Indian +
Petriglianao, Otto, Merchant MarineMessman East Indian +
Pierson, Walter B., Merchant MarineOrdinary Seaman East Indian +
Pitman, Glen William, USNSeaman Second Class East Indian +
Posti, Martin S., Merchant MarineAble Seaman East Indian +
Regolizio, Gregory G., Merchant MarineOiler East Indian +
Reichenbach, Russell R., USNRSeaman Second Class East Indian +
Riggon, Jack Lewis, USNRSeaman Second Class East Indian +
Robinson, John Henry, USNRSeaman Second Class East Indian +
Rodriguez, Manuel, Merchant MarineMessman East Indian +
Smith, James H., Merchant MarineDeck Engineer East Indian +
Ste. Marie, Ovide L., Merchant MarineMaster East Indian +
Sweeney, Owen J., Merchant MarineMessman East Indian +
Tisinger, James Wallace, USNRadioman Third Class East Indian +
Troublefield, Rollin M., Merchant MarineOiler East Indian +

49 persons found.

Served on indicates the ships we have listed for the person, some were stationed on multiple ships hit by U-boats.

People missing from this listing? Or perhaps additional information?
If you wish to add a crewmember to the listing we would need most of this information: ship name, nationality, name, dob, place of birth, service (merchant marine, ...), rank or job on board. We have place for a photo as well if provided. You can e-mail us the information here.